German Chancellor Angela Merkel via Getty Images
Hundreds of German leaders, including German Chancellor Angela Merkel, steal personal data and were released online. This information was given by the government on Friday. It was not immediately clear that hackers targeted the leaders or they were leaked internally.
Stolen data includes copies of home address, mobile phone number, letter, bill, and identity card. Which were published on Twitter in December, but it came to notice this week.
Government spokesman Martina Fitz told reporters, “Private data and documents of hundreds of leaders and celebrities were published on the Internet.” They confirmed that data of Chancellor Angela Merkel was also leaked. The government took this incident very seriously Has been.
He said that influenced people incorporate members of the lower house of parliament and members of the European Parliament, just as leaders of territorial and nearby assemblies.
Fitz said that in the initial investigation, it is revealed that sensitive information or data leak has not been done from Chancellor Angela Merkel’s office. However, the political parties in Berlin have expressed serious concern over this. Leftist parliamentary group chief Dietmar Barsh called it an attack on democracy.
Law Minister Katarina Barley released the statement saying, “Whatever is behind it, wants to break the trust in our democracy and its institutions.”
In addition to the leaders, personal data has also been leaked to celebrities and journalists, including chat and voicemail messages made from their loved ones and children of targeted people.